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Nine arrested after robbery and rape incidents at Maseno University
By Brian Ukaya | Updated Mar 18, 2019 at 13:37 EAT
Maseno university entrance [Courtesy]

Detectives have arrested nine suspects following a series of robbery and gang rape incidents in Maseno University.

According to the Directorate of Criminal Investigations, the nine were arrested following a tip off from members of the public.

“Following a series of reported cases of Robbery with Violence and gang rape of @Maseno_Uni students-#DCI Detectives yesterday acting on a tip-off arrested 9 suspects,” said a tweet by the DCI.

The detectives also recovered an assortment of weapons which included pangas and claw bars.

Other suspects escaped but are being pursued by detectives.

Late last year, Vincent Kiplang’at, a third-year art student was attacked at his rented residence in the outskirts of Maseno town.

The Campus Secretary in-charge of Sports and Entertainment at the Students Organisation of Maseno University (SOMU) was robbed and left with deep cuts alongside his roommate in the 2 am incident.

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